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The Hub

Students and staff at The Houghton Hub at Central Bedfordshire College.


Come and Join us at the Hub and you will have the opportunity explore different vocational pathways through our Gateway Progression qualification.

As a learner at the Hub you will choose three options for the year that will help develop your skills, knowledge, behaviours and confidence. This qualification will enable you to progress onto other specific vocational qualifications with self-assurance and attitudes that will help you succeed.

Our options

Qualifications: Gateway Progression Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate or Level 1 Diploma.

Alternatively, we also offer level 2 qualifications in ICT and Health and Social care and children and Young People studies. These courses are two-year programmes for those learners who know they want to pursue vocational careers in these subjects.


Courses available

Gateway Progression Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate

Gateway Progression Level 1 Diploma

Gateway Diploma in ICT User Skills

Introduction to Health and Social Care



If you have an EHCP you need to consult with us through your SEND worker or through contacting

If you do not have an EHCP you will need to apply through the course links.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with HLH directly by email: or phone: 07538521023.